Pediatricians with a child in the Circle of Friends clinic

Institutional Mission Statement

The mission of UAMS is to improve the health, healthcare and well-being of all Arkansans and of others in the region, nation and the world through . . .

  • Education of exemplary health care providers
  • Provision of standard-setting, comprehensive clinical programs
  • Scientific discovery and research
  • Extension of services to the State of Arkansas and beyond

Core Values

Integrity – We foster, encourage and expect honesty and the highest ethical standards in all that we do.

Respect – We embrace a culture of professionalism with respect for the dignity of all persons, honoring the unique contributions provided by a diversity of perspectives and cultures.

Teamwork – We seek to create interdisciplinary, synergistic and collegial relationships characterized by collaboration, inclusiveness, and flexibility.

Creativity – We encourage and support innovation, imagination, ingenuity, resourcefulness and vision.

Excellence – We strive to achieve, through continuous improvement and adherence to institutional policies and best practices, the highest quality and standards in all our endeavors.